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VINAIGRETTE

Made by: John Shaw

Currently in storage


About this object

The vinaigrette is shaped like a purse with a folding flap and with the surface engraved imitate leather. The openwork inside the cover is engraved with flowers and gilded.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
VINAIGRETTE
Made from:
Silver -- silver gilt
Made in:
Birmingham, England
Date made:
1816
Size:
2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.201
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK Marks: Lion passant (sterling standard); Anchor (Birmingham Assay office, 1773-1867); King's head (Duty mark, George III, 1784-1820); Date letter S (1816); IS in rectangle (maker John Shaw)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973